Inside CMS - 06/06/2019

Mississippi Hospitals Not Giving Up On Medicaid Expansion

By James Romoser / May 30, 2019 at 12:31 PM
The Mississippi hospital industry is leading an aggressive public push for a version of Medicaid expansion after behind-the-scenes negotiations with the state’s Republican governor failed to garner political support for expansion. With chances for Medicaid expansion likely dead this year, the hospitals now hope to make Medicaid a central issue in the state’s elections this November. Gov. Phil Bryant is ineligible to run for re-election due to term limits, and all 174 state legislative seats are up for re-election. “I’m...

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